Lets sail together! You only need to bring your camera well bring the good mood!
Take a day cruise from Athens to the fabulous Greek islands of Hydra, Poros and Aegina for a relaxing day on the sea. With all your transport, transfers and buffet lunch organized, you can sit back and enjoy your leisurely day cruise with free time on each island to explore. After transferring from Athens to the port by motor coach, you’ll set sail for the island of Poros, where you’ll have free time for strolling and shopping .
Next, it’s on to the island of Hydra. You will have plenty of time at leisure to enjoy the unique charms of Hydra island, whose amphitheater shape once served as a safe shelter for Saronic Pirates. From the decks, you will be able to admire the very special architecture and dramatic landscapes of this island, whose old traditional stone houses and mansions silently stand witness to a long and turbulent history.
Upon arrival in Egina (Aegina) you can either join an excursion to the Temple of Aphaia (cost not included) or take a walk around the main town. Aegina is one of the Saronic islands of Greece in the Saronic Gulf. The lovely island is only 31 miles (50 kilometers) from Athens, and is a popular getaway for Athenians during the summer months.
After sailing back to the port you’ll be transferred to Athens.
- Poros island
- Hydra island
- Aegina island
- Optional tours in Aegina (Panoramic island tour – Temple of Apfaia)
- Greek dance show and music on board
- Buffet – Lunch on board
- Greek dance show and music
- All taxes
- Drinks and beverages
- Entrance fees
- Cost of optional tours in Aegina
- Gratuities (optional)
- Please choose the option ‘transfer‘ if you wish to add in your booking Athens hotel pick up/drop off service.
- If you don’t wish to add transfer service the One day cruise departs from Trokadero port at 08:00.
- The order in which we shall visit the islands is either Poros – Hydra – Aegina or Aegina – Poros – Hydra which does not change the duration of stay on any of the islands.
- Choosing the option to upgrade your booking to A class lounge you will enjoy high quality services and many other comforts as well as port transfers.
A favorite of the international Jet-set Hydra is the beloved muse of painters, craftsmen and photographers. Its unique architecture, crystal clear waters, splendid craft & jewel shops, folk art and the islands traditional means of transport the donkey, make it one of the last examples of living Mediterranean history.
The port of Hydra, whose amphitheatre shape once served as a safe shelter for Pirates, welcomes you. From the decks, you will be able to admire the very special architecture and dramatic landscapes of the island, whose old traditional stone houses and mansions silently witness to a long and turbulent history.
As soon as you disembark, its all there the small narrow stone-paved streets waiting to be explored on foot or by the islands traditional vehicle the saddled donkey captivating walks along the old seaside promenade crystal clear waters, radiant traditional fine craft shops, the beauty of Hydra will conquer you forever!
Poros Town rests in a narrow strait between Poros Island and the Peloponnese, quietly nestled in the embrace of deep green pine forests and mildly scented lemon groves. A climb to the towns magnificent bell tower offers an unforgettable view.
Aegina, is known for its rich history, inspiring pistachio grove landscapes, Aegina Ports lively fish market and colorful floating fruit and vegetable marketplace as well as picturesque seaside villages such as St. Marina with its taverns, traditional shops and beautiful golden beaches. During our call at one of the ports you may choose to visit the majestic 5th century BC temple of the Goddess Aphaia which is regarded as the best preserved ancient temple of Greece offering a magnificent view of the whole Saronic Gulf. Another possibility is a visit to the church of St. Nectarios known for its impressive Byzantine architecture and silver-carved tomb of the Saint.
You will return to Athens with a palette of wonderful impressions that you will cherish forever.